Eleven soldiers to be indicted over high profile murder - Defence Secretary


Eleven soldiers will be indicted within two weeks over a high profile murder, Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando said today (Jan 21).

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CID nab individual in possession of narcotic drug identified as 'pill'


An individual has been arrested for the possession of a narcotic drug identified as 'pill', in Pelwatte, Battaramulla today (Jan 21).

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SL authorities not aware of UK arrest warrant on Brig. Priyanka Fernando - Army Spokesman


Army Spokesman Sumith Atapattu said Sri Lankan authorities had not been informed regarding an arrest warrant issued against Brigadier Priyanka Fernando by a UK court.

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Russian national remanded over abuse of seven-year old girl


A Russian national has been remanded until January 28 over the abuse of a seven-year old school girl.

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All licences for nine mm pistols, revolvers cancelled


All licenses issued for nine millimeter pistols and revolvers have been cancelled with effect from today (Jan 21), Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando said.

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Three-wheel regulatory authority to be established - Minister Arjuna Ranatunga


Minister Arjuna Ranatunga has pledged to the setting up of a separate authority for the regulation of three-wheelers in the near future.

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Two army personnel die in Mullaitivu accident


Two army personnel died when the vehicle they were travelling in toppled in an accident in Nedurkani, Mullaitivu today (Jan 21).

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MP Sanath Nishantha escapes unhurt following vehicle accident in Puttalam


Parliamentarian Sanath Nishantha escaped unhurt when his vehicle met with an accident in the Puttalam District yesterday (Jan 20), police said.

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One injured in Weligama shooting


One individual was injured in a shooting that took place in the vicinity of the Polwatte Bridge in Weligama earlier today (Jan 21).

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Avant Garde Chairman and Rakna Lanka ex-chairman case to be heard on Feb 28


The case filed against the Chairman of Avant Garde (Pvt) Ltd.

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DIG Silva further remanded until Jan 30 over VIP assassination plot case


DIG Nalaka de Silva who was remanded over the alleged VIP assassiantion plot has been further remanded until January 30.

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